How relationships are the key to shipping great digital products. — Intro I recently had the pleasure of interviewing for my new role as Head of Design at Orbital. In my main interview with the outgoing Head of Design and the Chief Product Officer, whilst talking shop, I espoused the virtues of a solid, equitable, 3-way relationship between design, product and engineering.
(A)I am become death
How Artificial Intelligence is the new end of days — You charge us with your safekeeping, yet despite our best efforts, your countries wage wars, you toxify your Earth and pursue ever more imaginative means of self-destruction. You cannot be trusted with your own survival. - I. Robot Geoffrey Hinton, one of the godfathers of machine learning, responsible for some…
Design is for humans
How AI and machine learning are toxic for the design industry — The advancement of AI and machine learning is disturbing. It used to just be chess grandmasters that were bitchslapped by new technology. Now every industry is potentially threatened by automation.
How to safely navigate the murky waters of e-commerce — So this article came up on the BBC News: Amazon ‘flooded by fake five-star reviews’ — Which? report It seems that fake reviews are a massive issue for Amazon This bit caught my eye: ‘Amazon said it was using automated technology to weed out false reviews’. Using AI to try…